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noun Mathematics.
a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction, and so on.
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Origin of continued fraction

First recorded in 1860–65
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continued fraction

noun
a number plus a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction, and so on
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